Troop J Weekly Report (12-06-20 to 12-13-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1


Trooper Travis Chapman conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for driving recklessly. As a result of the stop the operator Jacob Britton, (19) of Ellsworth was charged with Driving to Endanger, Operating an Unregistered Vehicle and Operating Without a License.


Corporal Chris Smith investigated a single vehicle crash on Route 189 in Lubec.  Craig Ashby (67) of Lubec went off the roadway and crashed into a telephone pole and came to rest against a tree.  Ashby was transported via ambulance to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center with serious injuries.  Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.  Sergeant Jason Sattler, Trooper David Barnard and Washington County Sheriff Office Sergeant Greg Sawyer assisted.  Charges are pending further investigation.